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Straight Set vs. Offset Tile: The Home Fashion Facts

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 05, 2014

Tile is one of the biggest decor fashion trends of the decade. Savvy home decorators are using this lovely, versatile material in kitchens, bathrooms, and all around the house. Besides...


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Bumper Crop of Cucumbers? Here’s What to Do

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 27, 2014

Now’s the time when (hopefully) your vegetable garden seems to start exploding with produce. Cucumbers are one of the most prolific veggies, to the point where you may feel overwhelmed...


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9 DIY Accent Wall Updates

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 06, 2014

Back in that misty time between the era of avocado refrigerators and Corian countertops, the accent wall was born. When showing up at work wearing mismatched earrings was trendy rather...


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Tile that’s Gorgeous *and* Green

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 26, 2014

There are two strong trends in tile these days. The first is the use of new technology and out-of-the-box thinking to create handsome styles that appeal to the senses, while the second...


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Refresh Your Backsplash!

Posted by Katie Marks | Mar 21, 2014

We know everyone's obsessed with subway tile, and we get it. It sure is sleek, gorgeous, and classic. But it's also getting kind of...old. Sorry, but true. Everyone has it, and it seems...


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Renovate a Bathroom in 24 Hours

Posted by Katie Marks | Nov 20, 2013

If you live in an older home, you may well be grinding your teeth over your bathroom. Considering how much time we spend in our bathrooms, there's good reason to want yours to be a...


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Turning Obsolete CRT Screens Into Gorgeous Glass Tile

Posted by Katie Marks | Nov 18, 2013

Thanks to the ready availability of affordable flat screens, many homes are renovating their computer and home entertainment setups to take advantage of high-resolution, low-footprint...


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Ideas for Creative Stair Risers

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Feb 24, 2013

Looking for a way to add visual pop to your house? Stair risers are often ignored, but they are the perfect canvas for a style statement. Whether you paint the risers, or cover them...